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Matt Dawson MBE

Former member of World Cup winning rugby team, Matt is a popular media personality including acting as team captain of BBC’s Question of Sport, as well as BT Sport commentator.  He is a dynamic motivational speaker particularly on teamwork and leadership and also a highly entertaining after dinner speaker.

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Sports Motivator Matt Dawson played rugby for Northampton Saints, England and the British Lions. Matt was part of the winning England team at the World Cup, Australia.  He won 77 caps for his country in total, including nine as captain.  He has become one of the most outspoken players of the modern professional era and appears regularly as a studio guest on BBC, and writes a column in the Daily Telegraph. He is the regular team captain on the BBC’s Question of Sport.

Matt enjoys presenting the lessons he has learned from rugby that can be applied to most sports, and individual approaches to physical and mental training as well as development of career and personal life. Together with leading management consultants, Matt develops relevant presentations in his own style, equally effective at large team building exercises at a sales conference to strategic retreats and change management sessions. Matt is England’s most capped player having won 77 caps for his country – 9 as Captain.

Having won Celebrity Masterchef, Matt went on to present Matt and Allegra’s Big Farm for UKTV’s the Good Food channel, plus Tesco’s Real Food Family Cook Off for Five. Matt has also presented Mitch and Matt’s Big Fish and Monster Munchies on Good Food. He is a brand ambassador for Young’s Seafood and also partnered with food brand Tulip. He has published the cookery book, Matt Dawson – Fresh, Simple, Tasty.

Matt is much in demand as a motivational speaker at a wide range of conferences and events, an accomplished after dinner speaker and awards/conference host. Feedback includes:

Would like to say that Matt did an excellent job. He was extremely interested in mixing with the group and stayed on for photos afterwards. He really got the brief for the presentation which made a huge impact on the work we did the following day.” Admin Re

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